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" No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest With his martial cloak around him. "
The Freemason's Monthly Magazine - Page 249
1844
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...moon-beams' misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. 3. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay —...taking his rest — , With his martial cloak around him ! 4. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly...
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Scotland, Volume 1

William Beattie - Scotland - 1838 - 236 pages
...Great Britain, III. 19. " No useless coffin enclosed his breast. Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." The founder of this chapel, according to the authority already quoted, lived in great state at his...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 19

Fashion
...magnificent room, except the taste with which it is fitted up. The figure of Napoleon, as he is laid, " like a warrior taking his rest, with his martial cloak around him," is highly imposing, and strikes the beholder with reverence; while turning to the opposite side, we...
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The Rhetorical Reader Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1839
...moon-beams' misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. 3 No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him; But he lay —...taking his rest — With his martial cloak around him! 4 Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow; But we steadfastly gazed...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1839 - 357 pages
...enclosed his breast', Nor in sheet', nor in shroud', we bound him'; But he lay' . . . like a warriour taking his rest', With his martial cloak around him'. Few and short were the prayers we said', We spoke not a word of sorrow'; Bat steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead', And bitterly thought'...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 35

John William Carleton - 1856
...the hill-side — the Alma, Balaklava, and Inkerman — but in an honourable grave ; each sleeping " like a warrior taking his rest, with his martial cloak around him," in a soldier's grave, though destitute of " storied urn and animated bust," yet cherished in the country's...
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The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volumes 26-27

1841
...the arduous duties that unquestionable ability entails on its possessor, he was fated to die — " Like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." An open rupture with France appeared at hand. France herself being in a state of revolution, and disposed...
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The Foreign quarterly review [ed. by J.G. Cochrane]., Volume 26

John George Cochrane - 1841
...to the arduous duties that unquestionable ability entails on its possessor, he was fated to die— " Like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." An open rupture with France appeared at hand. France herself being in a state of revolution, and disposed...
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The School Reader: Fourth Book. Containing Instructions in the Elementary ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1849 - 304 pages
...comrades have laid him. 6. No useless coffin inclosed his breast, Nor in sheet, nor in shroud we bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. * This beautiful ode, as usual, is ascribed to Wolfe, though more recea discoveries render it probable...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 70

1842
...honourably, because ' No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud they bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him.' It is assumed, of course, that no frightful accumulations of interment would be crowded into a narrow...
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